43 Bible Verses about Lying And Deceit

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Psalm 120:2

I said, "O Lord, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue.

Psalm 109:2

For they say cruel and deceptive things to me; they lie to me.

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good, lies more than speaking the truth. (Selah)

Proverbs 12:19

The one who tells the truth will endure forever, but the one who lies will last only for a moment.

Psalm 101:7

Deceitful people will not live in my palace. Liars will not be welcome in my presence.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim has surrounded me with lies; the house of Israel has surrounded me with deceit. But Judah still roams about with God; he remains faithful to the Holy One.

1 Kings 22:22

He replied, 'I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets.' The Lord said, 'Deceive and overpower him. Go out and do as you have proposed.'

Psalm 55:11

Disaster is within it; violence and deceit do not depart from its public square.

2 Chronicles 18:21

He replied, 'I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets.' The Lord said, 'Deceive and overpower him. Go out and do as you have proposed.'

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those crushed by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

Consequently God sends on them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false.

Jeremiah 9:6

They do one act of violence after another, and one deceitful thing after another. They refuse to pay attention to me," says the Lord.

Jeremiah 9:5

One friend deceives another and no one tells the truth. These people have trained themselves to tell lies. They do wrong and are unable to repent.

1 Kings 22:23

So now, look, the Lord has placed a lying spirit in the mouths of all these prophets of yours; but the Lord has decreed disaster for you."

Micah 6:12

The city's rich men think nothing of resorting to violence; her inhabitants lie, their tongues speak deceptive words.

Daniel 11:27

These two kings, their minds filled with evil intentions, will trade lies with one another at the same table. But it will not succeed, for there is still an end at the appointed time.

Proverbs 14:25

A truthful witness rescues lives, but the one who breathes lies brings deception.

Jeremiah 7:8

"'But just look at you! You are putting your confidence in a false belief that will not deliver you.

Isaiah 59:13

We have rebelled and tried to deceive the Lord; we turned back from following our God. We stir up oppression and rebellion; we tell lies we concocted in our minds.

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes; his deceived mind misleads him. He cannot rescue himself, nor does he say, 'Is this not a false god I hold in my right hand?'

Proverbs 24:28

Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your words.

Jeremiah 23:26

Those prophets are just prophesying lies. They are prophesying the delusions of their own minds.

1 Kings 13:18

The old prophet then said, "I too am a prophet like you. An angel told me with the Lord's authority, 'Bring him back with you to your house so he can eat and drink.'" But he was lying to him.

Zephaniah 3:13

The Israelites who remain will not act deceitfully. They will not lie, and a deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouth. Indeed, they will graze peacefully like sheep and lie down; no one will terrify them."

Isaiah 30:9

For these are rebellious people -- they are lying children, children unwilling to obey the Lord's law.

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